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The first thing I noticed, the video was for hydraulic brakes. Since I see a cable going to your brakes you have mechanical. I do not know the brand as I can not see any logos in your picture.

I suggest you go to the manufactures web site of your brakes and look for user manuals or service manuals. Your style of brake requires a different approach to adjustment than do the hydraulic brakes.

The shop I work at one day a week offers free for life adjustments to the bikes they sell, you might check with the shop you purchased your bike from to see if they have the same service.

Better yet go to www.Parktool.com and click on repair help and scroll down to avid mechanical brake disc adjustment.

Good luck.



I've had a very similar issue with the same brakes (or similar... don't know what yours are, mine are BB7s). The rotor ends up going VERY close to that mounting area. My fix has been similar: place something in between to keep distance while tightening. However, it's a bit of an awkward process and I'm somewhat mystified as to why this should be a problem with these brakes at all.

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